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100% Charged: Clothing and accessories that charge your batteries

How many times have you needed to charge your cell phone and wasn’t able to? While the complexity of devices evolves, their batteries seems to last less and less. Aware of this situation, the fashion industry has joined the technology sector to create garments capable of generating energy. Here’s eight brands and projects that are […]

Cool Tech Shoes

Wearable Tech was once considered something of science fiction. Not anymore. Today is a palpable and thriving reality. Fashion and technology are more and more connected and interested in providing innovative solutions to consumers. The recent hires of Apple confirm this trend: over the past few months the company has added to its team executives […]

10 free fashion apps for a different way of shopping

Online shopping has revolutionized the way we consume fashion, shopping from home without having any contact with the garment is today something absolutely normal. But what we’ve gained in convenience, we’ve also gained in being overwhelmed when choosing what to buy: if we have everything available, what should we buy? That’s why many companies and […]

5 Amazing Textile Innovations

The Unseen: Air Is the new collection of See the Unseen Studio where Lauren Bowker it’s founder, artist, textile designer and chemist developed next to her co-workers a wind reactive ink, which changes color upon contact with the air. “Intended to reveal the otherwise unseen turbulence surrounding the human as it goes about its environment.” […]

Interview with Kate Unsworth – Kovert Designs – Wearable Tech

From Google glass to apparel with built-in sensory devices, the fashion world is experiencing a transformation towards wearable technology. Kovert Designs is a fashion conscious company focusing on Wearable Technology by uniting aesthetics and technology. They create ‘Smart accessories’ through the combination of electronic sensors and wireless connections. Formed by Kate Unsworth, Dan Möller, and Fabio Pania, this […]

3D printing – Interview with Roberta Lucca – Wonderluk

Wonderluk is a London-based company that creates “made-to-order” jewellery utilising one of the most interesting technologies today, 3D printing. With a very interesting selection of products and a strong manifesto (Don’t blend in. Ever.) we wanted to know more. We talked to Wonderluk’s co-funder, Roberta Lucca.

Wearable Tech – 4 cool brands

The success of Google Glass is still uncertain, but there’s no doubt this device opened the door for a new generation of clothing and accessories. We’re talking about the “smart clothes/ jewelry”, garments that use technology and connectivity to go beyond their original function. The main (and difficult) challenge of wearable tech is to create […]

The Next Black: A film about the future of clothing

“Shouldn’t it be something more progressive than design and style changes…shouldn’t there be innovation that alters the entire concept of clothing”. The Next Black, is a documentary produced by the German company AEG (German General Electricity Company) that observes the future of the fashion industry within six different perspectives but with the common denominator of innovation […]

5 Interesting fashion crowdfunding projects

Many industries have already benefited from the power of crowdfunding. Its operation is very simple: anyone can make an investment, of any value, in a project that considers interesting or promising. But what many people don’t know is that the fashion industry is also taking advantage of the benefits of crowdfunding. More than that: the […]

3D printing – Iris Van Herpen

3D Printing is revolutionizing the world, music, art, design, science; not even something as organic as the human body is isolated from the tridimensional possibilities. One of the designers that is embracing 3D Printing more successfully is of course Iris Van Herpen. She sees technology as a great innovation possibility for the runway world, taking advantage of […]

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